molluscum contagiosum

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Noun1.molluscum contagiosum - a virus disease of the skin marked by round white swellingsmolluscum contagiosum - a virus disease of the skin marked by round white swellings; transmitted from person to person (most often in children or in adults with impaired immune function)
molluscum - any skin disease characterized by soft pulpy nodules
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mol·lus·cum con·ta·gi·o·sum

L., n. molusco contagioso, que se manifiesta con granos en grupo causados por una infección viral.

molluscum contagiosum

n molusco contagioso
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The product is a phase three topical antiviral gel for the treatment of skin infections, including molluscum contagiosum, a contagious skin infection caused by the molluscipoxvirus. The company will pay USD12m to Novan and in return will be entitled to receive a tiered royalty of 7% to 10%, as well as up to USD20m in regulatory and commercial milestones.
Novan has dosed the first patient in the company's Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate topical nitric oxide product candidate SB206 for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum, a contagious skin infection caused by the molluscipoxvirus. There is currently no FDA-approved treatment for the molluscum indication.
DISCUSSION: MC is caused by a virus Molluscum contagiosum virus which is a member of the family Poxviridae (genus Molluscipoxvirus).